Articles by Vijai Pandian

Reports of Japanese beetles chewing through the landscape are up in 2018, and their numbers are likely to be higher in Wisconsin than in previous years.More
Heavy, wet snows can wreak havoc on many trees, particularly certain types of evergreens.More
Growing vegetables from seeds started indoors can be fun and rewarding.More
Microgreens are simple and easy to grow indoors in winter.More
The fresh taste of citrus fruits and their fragrant flowers are appealing and may make a trip to a Florida orchard sound tempting. But growing citrus plants indoors can, if lucky, result in some delicious fruits and provide homegrown tropical flavors in winter.More
Often sold during the holiday season in a decorated topiary form, the value of rosemary goes beyond its ornamental use.More
When the temperature dips well below freezing, many landscape plants need an extra layer of protection, especially if there's no snow cover.More
When putting a garden to rest for the winter, it's best to include time spent thinking of ways to improve its soil for the following year's crop.More
Foraging for fallen nuts in autumn can be a fun hobby and provides an excellent learning opportunity for kids to connect with nature.More
Fall is a good time of year to seed a native prairie mix for a yard or empty plot.More